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FlinterFile: Barry White- Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up

Barry White released his second album, Stone Gon’, in 1973. Read the rest of this entry

Song of the day: Bob & Earl- Harlem Shuffle

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Today we have a single from 1963, which has been covered a lot of times. The original was sung by Bob & Earl, which made it to number 44 in the US. A later re-release in 1969 made it to the top 10 in the UK. A nice fact is that the single was co-arranged by Barry White and Gene Page. Later, the song was sung by Booker T & The MG’s, The Righteous Brothers, The Belle Stars, The Rolling Stones and Pete Townshend (known from The Who, but here in a band called Deep End). A sample of the first line with horns was used by House of Pain in their hit Jump Around. Today the original! Enjoy

Bob & Earl- Harlem Shuffle

Song of the day: Barry White- You’re The First The Last My Everything

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Yes, you know him! He has a very deep voice. It’s even like this, that if I’m discussing a deep voice, I say “like Barry White has.” Strange, but true. However, the deep voice has something, it adds to the records. The strange thing is that it was ment as a country song. Leaving it 21 years unrecorded, the lyrics were changed and it became a disco song. That’s the way things go… Enjoy

Barry White- You’re The First, The Last, My Everything